New Delhi, Delhi, India, April 01, 2014 -- /EPR NETWORK/ -- CyberLearning, the official test delivery solution provider for the workforce and academic markets of India, announced the launch of the first-ever industry certification based digital designing talent hunt – INDIA’S DESIGN TALENT (IDT) – an annual competition which will focus on students’ ability to demonstrate creativity and digital communication skills using Adobe Creative Suite Applications – Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator. Top 2 India Champions will win a lifetime opportunity to represent India at the Adobe Certified Associate World Championship to be held in Disneyland Resort, California, USA in July 2014.
The “India Design Talent” finalists and winners will, in addition to being certified by Adobe as “Adobe Certified Associate” will also be able to further bolster their resume with proof of their superior digital communications skills over competitors across India and hopefully worldwide.”said Jeffrey Lewis, Vice President, Certiport Inc.
A worldwide survey of 352 HR professionals in the first quarter of 2012 by Towers Watson showed that of all technical capabilities, digital business skills are seen as the most critical today. Students will now be able to demonstrate digital communications proficiency via the IDT Championship and ACA World Championship, available to academic institutions across India and globally.
"Adobe Photoshop is recognized worldwide as the industry-standard software used by professionals as well as enthusiasts to edit, manipulate and transform digital images," said Tacy Trowbridge, Worldwide Manager of Education Programs, Adobe. "This championship is creating an outlet for students to demonstrate real-world application of their skills validating their expertise to potential employers, their peers and instructors."
Students between 13-22 years of age, enrolled in an approved academic institution are eligible to compete. There are various awards and precious recognitions for winners of this unique talent hunt. Students have to pay a very nominal participation fee which will also entitle them for the complimentary preparation courseware normally available at a premium. During the India Final Round, contestants will be assigned a design challenge to which they will have to respond using combination of one or more Adobe applications from Photoshop, InDesign & Illustrator. Contestants’ designs will be reviewed by a panel of judges and winners will be selected based on their ACA score and design score.
"Students who earn the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) certification are proficient users of Adobe tools and now they have an outlet to share their mastery and creativity," said Pankaj Rai, CEO, CyberLearning. "India’s Design Talent will showcase the digital communications skills of participants while building their confidence and motivating more individuals to validate in-demand workforce skills."
For more information about the competition and its rules, please log on to www.indiasdesigntalent.com
India CyberLearning Pvt. Ltd. (CyberLearning) works with private training companies, academic institutions, NGOs, and individuals to help & support improvement in productivity, improvement in academic achievement, enhancement of career opportunities, and to provide innovative and engaging learning opportunities.
CyberLearning has to its credit, the introduction of the Microsoft Office Specialist Certification, the Microsoft Technology Associate Certification, the Adobe Certified Associate Certification & the Internet & Computing Core Certification in India. CyberLearning facilitates delivery of globally recognized information worker category of certifications and is part of the worldwide network of organizations working with HP, Adobe and Microsoft's global partner Certiport Inc. (USA). As the company who brought these certifications to India through Certiport, and as Certiport’s oldest Solution Provider in India, having its network of 1,500+ test centers, covering 450+ cities across India, CyberLearning currently works with Academia, Governments, Organizations and Individuals through its network of partners to encourage academic achievement, workforce development, improve business productivity, enhance career opportunities, and provide innovative and engaging learning opportunities.
For more information, please log on to www.cyberlearningindia.com
Certiport®, a Pearson VUE business, prepares individuals with current and relevant digital skills and credentials for the competitive global workforce. These solutions are delivered by more than 12,000 Certiport Centers worldwide and include the official Microsoft Office certification program, the Microsoft Technology Associate certification program, the Adobe® Certified Associate certification program, the HP Accredited Technical Associate, the CompTIA Strata™ IT Fundamentals, the Autodesk® Certified User certification program, the Intuit® QuickBooks Certified User certification program and the Internet and Computing Core Certification (IC³® ). Certiport delivers exams in 148 countries and 27 languages. Roughly 175,000 exams are administered monthly through a network of more than 12,000 Certiport Authorized Testing Centers worldwide.
For more information, please visit www.certiport.com or follow Certiport on Twitter at www.twitter.com/certiport.
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